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The Grasshopper
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Bernard Herbert Suits
Categories: Game theory
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press

Books about The Grasshopper
The Grasshopper
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Bernard Suits
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-09 - Publisher: Broadview Press

In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard Suits: "playing a game is a voluntary attempt to overcome unnecessary obstacles." The short book Suits wrote demonstrating precisely that is
The Grasshopper - Third Edition
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Bernard Suits
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-03 - Publisher: Broadview Press

In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. “Nonsense,” said the sensible Bernard Suits: “playing a game is a voluntary attempt to overcome unnecessary obstacles.” The short book Suits wrote demonstrating precisely that is
The Grasshopper Trap
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Patrick F. McManus
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986-09-15 - Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

Patrick F. McManus, the “funniest guy in the Outdoor Life and Field & Stream gang...offers another bag of whimsy in the Great Outdoors”* with The Grasshopper Trap. In this collection of thirty zany stories, spoofing camping, fishing, and other outdoor recreational activities, McManus shares his hilarious wilderness misadventures. From facing
The Grasshopper Book
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Wilfrid Swancourt Bronson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Sunstone Press

Bronson's fascinating book about grasshoppers and other related insects--crickets and katydids--reveals how they are equipped for life and how they act from birth to death. Particularly interesting are the incidents and examples that are drawn from his observation of his own insect collection.